Events in Pune this weekendEvents — By Neha K Kulkarni on May 17, 2012 at 8:00 AM
This weekend yet again we have a series of events listed out just for you. Choose from National Harmony 2012, which is a cultural extravaganza, the biodiversity summer camp for the youth, a multi cuisine workshop for all the foodies and so on…
Scroll down and take your pick!
Have a nice weekend Punekars!
National Harmony 2012
The Akhil Bharatiya Sanskrutik Sangh and the UNESCO will jointly organise a cultural extravaganza, ‘National Harmony 2012′ . This is the eighth year of the event, which will see the participation of over 8,000 artists from 18 different States of the country. Various competitions for theatre plays, classical music singing, painting, rangoli, folk dances, traditional dances will be held as a part of the festival.
There will be over 1,500 performances during the festival. Addressing the media, Ratna Wagh, President of the Sangh, said the motive behind the festival is to promote the cause of national integration using various art forms like dances and plays. Last year’s festival ‘National Harmony 2011′ was recognised by the Limca Book of Records as the largest competition held at the national level in India.
Venue: Akhil Bharatiya Sanskrutik Sangh
Date: May 21st – June 1st 2012
Biodiversity Summer Camp
This summer, teenagers and youths have an opportunity to learn different components of biodiversity, and also get hands on training in identification of pug marks and different species of birds and animals among other exciting activities.
The Pune Municipal Corporation-managed Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park and Wildlife Research Centre at Katraj will be organising a three-day free summer camp on the occasion of International Biodiversity Day, which falls on May 22. Individuals of age group between 15 and 25 years can attend the camp, commencing from May 21.
The objective of the summer camp is to enhance participants’ knowledge about the biodiversity. Different sessions on various topics such as biodiversity and its components like birds, reptiles and mammals along with legal aspects of wildlife conservation will take place during the camp with the help of prominent resource persons, Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park education officer Ashwini Shitole said.
The summer camp would also expose participants to various aspects of zoo management.
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park
Date: 21st – 23rd May 2012
Multi Cuisine Cooking Workshop
BLUE BERRIEE Presents, a chance to tickle your taste buds with a multi-cuisine cooking workshop. LIVE cooking experience for each one of you.
The cuisines comprises of yummy starters, sizzlers, soups, salads, sandwiches, chatpata chats, shahi punjabi, rotis and naans, rice (25 different types), traditional mithais, natural ice creams, hot and cold beverages, microwave cooking tips, plus many more kitchen secrets and home making tips
(A special session for saree draping in 40 different styles), Individual cooking experience, plus special cooking aprons would be provided.
Venue: Lake-Town, Opposite VIT College, Bibwevadi
Date: 21st – 31st May 2012
Fees: 3300/- only.
Contact: For more details call- 9225601840 Sushama Gadiya.
Sufi Nite at Maya RLC
Maya RLC has organized a Sufi night for all the Sufi music fans.
Venue: Maya RLC, Wagholi
Date: 18th May 2012
Contact: For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/386901328017859/
The High Fashionistas!!
Alright all me lovelies We got a very special Wed-Thu coming up for you !! The High gets a wee bit fashionable with The High Fashionistas!! 8 Designers 2 days 20 models watch all our Divas Dazzle its going be one helluva show. So get your hands on the invites now!! Come Hoot whistle and Oh yeah most important buy them super outfits!!
Venue: High Spirits, Koregaon park
Date: May 23rd 2012
Exotic Asian Summer Festival at Shakahari
Enjoy an exotic trip through Asia even if you are not travelling far this summer. Shakahari at the Pune Marriott Hotel and Conventional Centre brings to you a delightful affair to transform your summer meals this season.
Celebrate the contours of the Asian continent as you indulge yourselves to dishes taken from various parts of the land. The chefs of the restaurant will bring to you a varied set of the perfect summer supper complete with watermelon fried onion salad, cold silk tofu salad, lotus root with honey chilli, Jasmine rice, Broccoli with Fried Garlic and much more.
End the summer culinary soiree with a Fried Ice Cream or a Fresh Tropical Fruit Cut.
Venue: Shakahari, Pune Marriott Hotel and Convention Centre
Date: 17th May 2012 to 31th May 2012
Time: 7:00PM Onwards
Price: Rs 650 plus taxes